The Office of Research (OR) serves as the primary campus office for matters related to research, including:
Review and acceptance of extramural research awards.
Furthering research relationships with government and industry.
Encouraging and assisting faculty in developing research and scholarly studies.
Oversight of intramural research support.
Functional responsibility for organized research units and projects.
Management of certain research-related programs, instrumentation and facilities.
Management of several UC Natural Reserve sites
Review and approval of the use of human subjects and conflict of interest disclosures.
Coordination of patenting and licensing of campus intellectual property.
Under supervision of the Laboratory Group Manager, perform routine operations in the Quartz Carbon Laboratory including all aspects of receiving, inventorying, archiving and preparing quartz filters for analysis. Continuously load and unload samples for five carbon analyzers, conduct measurements, process data to verify measurements, and maintain instrument logbooks and records. Communicate with student assistants and other staff working in the Air Quality Research Center.
Salary Range $16.40 - $19.02 / HR No. of Positions 1 Appointment Type Career Percentage of Time 100% Shift Hours M-F, 8-5 Location Davis Campus Union Representation Yes Benefits Eligible Yes
Work in varied environments including at a computer desk and standing at a lab bench.
Lift laboratory equipment weighing up to 20 lbs.
Employee is required to take the UCD Safety Services Laboratory Training before working alone in the laboratory.
Work occasional overtime during nights/evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed, usually on short notice to meet operational needs.
Experience working in a high throughput production laboratory.
Interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with other laboratory personnel to establish and maintain a cooperative work culture.
Fine motor skills to manipulate small parts in a fast paced environment.
Skills to meticulously perform repetitive tasks for extended periods of time, to focus on a single task, and work under time constraints to meet deadlines with attention to detail and to notice small changes in instrument response.
Experience interpreting and implementing laboratory procedures.
Experience in a physical sciences discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge and technical experience with analytical instrumentation.
Experience working with computer data analysis and graphing software and MS Office software.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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